Letter – Isaac Hunter to Robert Morrow – 5 Apr 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Apr 1779
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: Robert Morrow
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Mr Morrow, Blaydon     			Dukesf[iel]d: 5th April 1779


D'r S'r

Since yours of the 22nd Ult have be in daily expectation of y'r Ticketts for last y[ea]rs Lead as you then told me you had got all the D[ukesfiel]d & Rookhope 11 sto. Lead wanted & the few 8 stone p[iece]s then short, I hear has been at Blaydon for some days past; the Ticket for Dukesf[iel]d & Allenheads Lead must come to hand before the East hand Carriage 

Pay of that Lead can be fixed. as to your surmize of my refusing Rookhope Mill acco'ts as usual, shall only say that I have my Reasons for it, and so long as I have the direction of the Mills shall act according to my own judgment of things, till ordered by a Superior to the contrary; and if you think it any grievance being refused that acco't you have my leave to apply to Mr Blackett for redress.

I am yrs &c IH jr

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467